Thursday, September 7, 2017
Conference/Symposium | September 6 – 7, 2017 every day | B100 Blum Hall
Solomon Hsiang, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley; Joe Mascaro, Director of Academic Programs, Planet (formerly Planet Labs); Marshall Burke, Assistant Professor, Stanford University; Jennifer Burney, Assistant Professor, UC San Diego; Gordon Hanson, Acting Dean, UC San Diego; Ariel BenYishay, Chief Economist, AidData; Carrie Stokes, Executive Director, USAID GeoCenter
Geo4Dev is a 2-day symposium and workshop on September 6-7, 2017 focused on the application of remote sensing and geospatial analysis to address issues of poverty, sustainable development, urbanization, climate change and economic growth in developing countries. The event aims to expand the reach of remote sensing to faculty, graduate students, implementers, donors, and tech companies involved in... More >
Colloquium | August 25 – December 1, 2017 every day | 112 Wurster Hall
FRIDAYS - AUG 25 through DEC 1. CHECK THE SCHEDULE FOR SPEAKERS. Bay Area Leaders discuss topics in sustainability.
Conference/Symposium | September 7 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
The categories of traditional political thought seem no longer adequate for addressing the specific challenges of the 21st century. We must ask then: what now? What are the possibilities and requirements of political thought for this century?
Workshop | September 7 | 12-1:30 p.m. | University Hall
Terrie Moore, Staff Career Development
Explore your skills, including those you enjoy using most, and those you want to develop in order to progress in your career aspirations at UC Berkeley. Campus resources for learning and developing skills will be discussed.
REGISTRATION required at the UC Learning Center through the Blu portal. Course code - BECAR104
Workshop | September 7 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall
Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager/Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships
Getting Started in Undergraduate Research
If you are thinking about getting involved in undergraduate research, this workshop is a great place to start! You will get a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.
We will also let you know about upcoming deadlines and eligibility requirements for some of... More >
Seminar | September 7 | 2-3 p.m. | 338 Koshland Hall
Professor Emeritus James Barber, Faculty of Natural Sciences Dept. of Life Sciences Imperial College London
Seminar | September 7 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition
Joni Wallis, University of California, Berkeley
This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH
Colloquium | September 7 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Mun Young Cho, Yonsei University
Steven Lee, UC Berkeley
In this presentation, I explore the globalization of South Korean community activism amidst the rearrangement of the anti-poverty agenda among Asian countries.
Workshop | September 7 | 4-5 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Kresge Engineering Library Training Room 110MD
Samantha Teplitzky, Earth and Physical Sciences Librarian, Kresge Engineering Library
This workshop will focus on how to add elements to a LaTeX document. Attendees will learn about various packages and syntax that enables the creation of tables, figures, and bibliographies.
Workshop | September 7 | 4-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Drop by our art study centers on Free First Thursday and get an up-close view of some of the treasures of the BAMPFA collections, laid out on the five tables in the seminar area. On view in this session: Erica Lennards stunning photographs of Marly-le-Roi, Shodenji, and the Li Yuan Garden; the eighteenth-century Indian painting Beauties Feeding a Peacock in a Garden; Lan Yings monumental... More >
Workshop | September 7 | 5-6 p.m. | Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way), 3rd Floor
Clinical experience is valued highly by health professional schools. How do you get started and find meaningful opportunities? In this workshop, we will go over the various ways in which you can gain clinical experience (hospitals, clinics, shadowing and more) and how to maximize your time before applying. We will also have a panel of students currently in different clinical experiences who will... More >
Reading - Nonfiction | September 7 | 5:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Julia Bryan-Wilson introduces her new book, Fray: Art and Textile Politics, which explores amateur, fine arts, and political uses of textile handcraft since the 1970s. Professor of modern and contemporary art and director of the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley, Bryan-Wilson is the author of Art Workers: Radical Practice in the Vietnam War Era and, with Glenn Adamson, Art in the Making:... More >
Conference/Symposium | September 7 | 6 p.m. | 470 Stephens Hall
Townsend Center for the Humanities, Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society, Berkeley Center for Social Medicine, Berkeley UCSF Joint Medical Program, Program for the Medical Humanities
You are invited to join an interdisciplinary gathering of medical
professionals and scholars who will discuss how health care,
pastoral care and education of health professionals is affected
by forms of violence endemic to American culture and, in some
ways, to the culture of medicine. Topics include:
Violence as a public health problem
The language of violence in clinic, classroom and... More >
Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook: Alice Waters in Conversation with Steve Wasserman
Reading - Nonfiction | September 7 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Free Speech Movement Cafe (Moffitt Library)
Alice Waters, Owner of Chez Panisse, Founder of the Edible Schoolyard Project
Steve Wasserman, Publisher and Executive Director of Heyday Books
Alice Waters 67 is an American chef, restaurateur, food activist and author. She is the owner of Chez Panisse in Berkeley and the founder of the Edible Schoolyard Project. Alice is the author of 13 books. Her most recent, Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook, will be released September 5, 2017 and is dedicated to the memory of the leader of the Free Speech Movement, Mario Savio.
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